Panchami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month is called Rishi Panchami. A fast is observed on this day. Hartalika is the second day of Teej and the next day of Ganesh Chaturthi is Rishi Panchami. This year Rishi Panchami will be celebrated on 23 August, Sunday. It is believed that whoever worships sages and sages on this day remembers them. He is freed from all sins.